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Our Services

Our Services
 
There is a preview of our Services and shown Activities below, these will change as we continue to review and develop our work and we would be very pleased to hear your views

To find out what Activities are running now please select the Activity Timetable menu on the left

To give us your feedback and ideas please call in and see us or click here to use our Feedback form
Bookstart
Our friends at the National project Booktrust - have brought a new project called Bookstart Corner - which helps alll children's centres to provide children at around two years when they are accessing funding - a brand new book pack or if parents wish to sign up to learn more, there is a short couple of sessions which can help you to understand the benefits of reading to your children and sharing stories from an early age - again with this scheme you receive a free book pack.

 


Click here to view From our friends at Booktrust

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Breastfriends - Feeding Support
Run by CIC, Real Baby Milk, Breastfriends runs across the centre group either within the centres or in local family friendly venues.

For information on ALL the groups click here.

All peer supporters are trained and provide the same support and advice which compliment your health visitors and midwife, plus local children's centre staff.


Click here to view To train or find out more about Real Baby Milk in Dorset

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Child Health Clinic
Health Visitors, Community Nursery Nurses and Children's Centres come together to offer child health clinics in the centres, or the family support workers can be found at the clinics in town.  Come along to get baby weighed or to speak to a health visitor.

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Childminder Groups
At the centre there are various groups through the week where childminders can drop in, get together with the child they are minding and use the centre resources - these currently operate at Outlooks and Westham, however Mulberry and Littlemoor are both available on enquiry by the childminder.

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Citizens Advice Bureau Drop In
Ann from the CAB visits the centres every Friday morning to see our families and offer much needed advice around finance, debt and housing.  Although it is a drop in, Ann often has a long queue so please be sure to test out the play sessions which run alongside these until she has a space in her appointments.  Call the centres for more information.

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Dorset Multiples Group
Parent led group for families blessed with twins or triplets, come along to meet families who also have the fun and enjoyment of many pairs of hands and feet in the household! Every second and forth weds morning at Mulberry.


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Dorset SENDIASS
Dorset Information, Advice and Support service for Parents/Carers of children and young people who have, or may, Special Educational Needs or a disability.
They will support parents who have concerns about their child's development or challenging behaviour.

1.00 - 3.00 at Mulberry Children’s Centre - Every second & last Thursday of the month

9.30 - 11.00 at Outlooks Children’s Centre - The first Monday of the month


Click here to view SENDIASS Full Details

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Feedback
An opportunity to tell us exactly what you think is happening at the centres, what is good, what is great and what needs your community has that we might help with within our remit.  Any Friday, any week at any Centre - give us your thoughts!  Look out for the boards where you can add your comments or complete a feedback form - or email us!

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First Point - You First
You First are a dedicated team who want to help people find their independence, security and stability. They also aim to help those who are homeless, have a disability or are ill to have the life they want as well as helping with any housing issues you may have. They act as an advocate to support you and link you with other services in the community. Ask any of our team members or contact The Mulberry Children's Centre to find out more information about these services.


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HEY : Healthy Eating for Young Children
•Find out about healthy eating
•Learn how to shop on a budget
•Try some new recipes
•Enjoy fun activities with your toddler
•A 7 week course for you and your child, Crèche provided.
Share a meal together at the end of each session

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Incredible Years Programme
Our evidence based programme helps parents learn how to;
• Help their children feel loved and secure
• Encourage their language and social development
• Establish clear and predicable routines
• Handle separation and reunions
• Use positive discipline to manage behaviour

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